What happens if there is a nuclear war between Pakistan and India?

What happens if there is a nuclear war between Pakistan and India?

What happens if there is a nuclear war between Pakistan and India?

At least six airports were shuttered in India, and a vast area of airspace north of New Delhi was closed to civilian flights. One of the downed planes crashed in Pakistan's part of Kashmir while the other went down in Indian-controlled section of the Himalayan region, Pakistan's army spokesman Maj. India's response marked the first time India dropped bombs in Pakistan-held Kashmir in decades.

Bahrain's Gulf Air said it had suspended all fights to and from Pakistan due to closure of airspace while low-priced carrier flydubai said it is reviewing its schedule.

"PAF shot down two Indian aircrafts inside Pakistani airspace", he said in a tweet.

In response to PAF strikes this morning as released by MoFA, IAF crossed LOC. He did not elaborate beyond saying the pilots were being "treated well" and made no mention of them being returned to India.

Both countries said they downed enemy jets on Wednesday, though each disputed the claims of the other side, and each accused the other of breaching cease fire agreements.

He denied initial reports that a Pakistan plane had been shot down, saying accounts an F-16 had been lost were incorrect as none were used in the action.

Pakistan said it had "taken strikes at [a] non-military target, avoiding human loss and collateral damage". "We do not want to celebrate it, as war is victory of none as only humanity loses in war", he said. The pilot is missing in action.

Troops from India and Pakistan first exchanged fire on Thursday in the Poonch district for over an hour at 6 a.m., according to a statement from the Indian army.

On Tuesday, India said it hit a training camp for a Pakistan-based group who claimed responsibility for the suicide attack, and a senior government source told reporters that 300 militants had been killed.

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New Delhi had promised to act, and on Tuesday its warplanes flew into Pakistani airspace and struck what it said was a camp of Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM), the militant group that claimed the Kashmir bombing.

Giving details, the DG ISPR said Pakistan Air Force engaged six targets from across the Line of Control in Occupied Kashmir this morning.

"India does not wish to see further escalation of this situation", Sushma Swaraj said during a visit to China.

"They will not allow things to go out of control because both countries are facing tremendous pressure from global powers including China and the US", said Rashid Ahmed Khan, head of politics and worldwide relations department at University of Central Punjab, Lahore said by phone. This has prompted leading powers to urge the nuclear armed rivals to exercise restraint.

The confrontation represents the first major foreign policy crisis for Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan, who is believed to be close to the powerful military and who came to power previous year vowing to seek dialogue with New Delhi.

The last two days of air strikes represent the worst escalation since 2001, when Pakistan and India moved ballistic missiles and troops to their border following an attack on parliament in New Delhi that was also blamed on Jaish-e-Mohammad.

India's rupee reversed early gains to trade 0.3 per cent lower as of 4:45 p.m.in Mumbai, while Pakistan's benchmark stock index ended at its lowest level since January 7.

The aircraft went down Wednesday morning in Kashmir, a mountainous region claimed by both India and Pakistan since nearly immediately after their creation in 1947.

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